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Thematic areas

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever. It covers the period from 2014 to 2020 with expected budget nearly 80 billion euro.


There are three main programme sections:

  1. Excellent Science

    1. European Research Council

    2. Future and Emerging Technologies

    3. Maria Skłodowska-Curie actions

    4. European Research Infrastructures

  2. Industrial Leadership

    1. Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies

    2. Access to risk finance

    3. Innovation in SMEs

  3. Societal Challenges

    1. Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing

    2. Food security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine and Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy

    3. Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy

    4. Smart, Green and Integrated Transport

    5. Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

    6. Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies

    7. Secure societies


In sections, you can find more specific areas:

  • Agriculture & Forestry

  • Aquatic Resources

  • Bio-based Industries

  • Biotechnology

  • Energy

  • Environment & Climate Action

  • Food & Healthy Diet

  • Funding Researchers

  • Health

  • ICT Research & Innovation

  • Innovation

  • International Cooperation

  • Key Enabling Technologies

  • Partnerships with Industry and Member States

  • Raw Materials

  • Research Infrastructures

  • Security

  • SMEs

  • Social Sciences & Humanities

  • Society

  • Space

  • Transport


ExternĂ­ odkaz http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/find-your-area